Sunday, March 19, 2006

Clear a path

Linda Draper

Linda Draper is a New York singer-songwriter with a candid, knowing voice that bobs and soars, dodges and confronts in a natural conversational fashion. For all her frankness, Draper never comes across as brash or cynical. More like the shy girl down the block who usually averts her eyes a little, but every once in a while greets strangers with a broad, unselfconscious smile. Hordes of big-city musicians trudge the muddy new-folk path these days, shiny new acoustic guitars and hippie affectations in tow, and I don't much bother with them. But Linda Draper is worth clearing the way for.

Seven Black Crows - Linda Draper

One Two Three Four - Linda Draper

It's Not All About Love - Linda Draper

From One Two Three Four (Amazon: US, UK and iTunes) and Patchwork (iTunes).


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh, she is so lovely.

3:06 PM  
Blogger Eric said...

This is great stuff. Thanks for the tip.

9:44 PM  

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